Balladins Bourges

Le Detour du Pave Route De Vierzon Rn 76, Saint-Doulchard, Centre, 18230, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $62.00
 

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Frustrations!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... 20 minutes before tying up again. At 13.30 there was still no lock keeper, so we phoned the help numbers and got nowhere. People waiting on the other side of the lock were getting as frustrated as us. Eventually one of the locals passed by and Isi said to her in French that there is no lock keeper. She put her shopping down and knocked on the keeper's cottage, went round the back and even tried knocking using a ...

A happening!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... we should see. One was the Maison du Vin run by the wine makers of the Sancere region. They used big visual displays, television screens plus photos and information displays. The videos were all of local men and women young and old talking about the growing of the grapes and the making of the wine and how their parents way differed from now. The region produces white 80%, 15% red, 5% rose which surprised us. We learned how the men of the village would travel to ...

Finally a photo!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... just got a chance to take a photo before the lock keeper used his boat hook and shoved it back into the lock with a shiver as he obviously did not like snakes, and it showed. Third time lucky with the photo of something unusual, but then as we were not moving and it was dead therefore it was not moving either, he could hardly fail!!

We had a good days sailing with 9 locks and arrived at Ménétréol-Sous-Sancere which ...

Travelling across France

A travel blog entry by gjfsewell

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... 3000 feet tall, but they take our breath away. The tortuous path past vertical rock faces reminds us of the Parkway through the Rocky Mountains. There is Alpine pasture here and Lois returns to her long term obsession: what would the cheese that Heidi's grandfather have made tasted like? Round Puy, there are dozens of granite domes, apparently the remnants of volcanic cones. Each has a castle or church on the very top. Given Dali's ...

Change of plans and vehicle!

A travel blog entry by kalibar

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... to explore Bourges on Sunday. It was worthwhile, as we had the chance to explore the Bourges Cathedral and the old town itself. There are many sections of the town which date from the medieval times, with wooden framed houses down most lane ways. It is a town of about 66,000 friendly people. We found a wide choice of restaurants and cafes on Saturday, but fewer on Sunday.

We didn't get to Notre Dame in Paris, but reckon the ...

Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Le Detour du Pave Route De Vierzon Rn 76, Saint-Doulchard, is near Cathedrale St-Etienne, Palais Jacques-Coeur, Musee du Berry, and Hotel Lallemant.
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